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Asteroid 2012 DA14 again: Asteroid 2012 DA 14 from Daniel López on Vimeo.

Goodbye, see y’all again soon

Head over to The Virtual Telescope Project 2.0 and download the 16MB gif with amazing footage of asteroid 2012 DA14 leaving Earth. A still below, from the site.

Meteorite strikes Russia

A meteorite has shaken up Chebarkul in the Ural mountains in Russia. The meteorite probably split up while entering the atmosphere. The shock waves reportedly left hundreds of people wounded, mostly due to breaking glass….

Pebble in the sky

A little-known asteroid will skim past Earth on 15 February, passing just 28 000 km from our planet. The 50 m-diameter chunk of space rock was discovered in last year by ESA-sponsored amateur astronomers in…